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Team Lead, Senior Consultant, Financial Control

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Summary:  
The job involves working for Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, a Global fund administrator, specializing in administering assets of complex hedge funds.  The successful candidate will be an ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to function as an effective and strategic member in a dynamic, fast-paced and demanding environment.  This individual will have a strong technical accounting background, experience working within the Financial Services industry and a proven track record of working well with and managing others.  
   
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of 2-5 direct reports and guide their professional development
  • Perform final reviews of month end net asset valuation packages and various quarterly regulatory filings (i.e. Form PF, CPO-PQR, AIFMD, etc.) 
  • Perform final reviews of year-end Financial Statements and act as a point of escalation with external auditors and client to ensure accuracy of each fund’s annual reports
  • Act as escalation point for internal partners and external clients
  • Provide ongoing feedback and performance evaluations for both partners locally and internationally 
  • Lead major technology initiatives focused on increasing the scalability of our process and providing solutions to client mandates
  • Partner with senior leadership to build a high performing team through learning, development, mentoring and recruiting
  • Lead Financial Control working groups responsible for executing strategic initiatives 
  • Participate in recruitment efforts 
Knowledge / Skills:

  • Ability to collaborate both internally and externally to manage a project from idea to implementation 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain accuracy
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively within a team environment
  • Client focused 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 4+ years’ experience, with managerial experience
  • Experience with Investment Management and/or Financial Services; Hedge Fund specific a plus
  • CPA designation a plus 
  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Master’s degree a plus 
  • Big 4 public accounting experience a plus


For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.

As of March 31, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:


$10.8 trillion in assets under custody/administration 
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$130 billion in banking assets

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